Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Female
typically explained as from Greek Attikos (Latin Atticus) "of Athens" (see Athens); but possibly in the end from Greek akte "coast, maritime location," in addition "raised place."
the area of Athens in ancient Greece where Ionic dialect had been spoken
Demosthenes was left behind in this fort, and the Spartans promptly withdrew from their annual raid upon Attica and their projected attack on Corcyra to dislodge him.